Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 5 - 112 m (Ref. 4). Tropical; 33°N - 3°S, 31°E - 100°E (Ref. 4)
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 12.0 cm CL male/unsexed; (Ref. 122423); common length : 30.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4)
It has lengths of 30 cm, total body length; 6 and 12 cm, carapace length. Occurs at a depth range from 5 and 112 m (Ref. 4). It has been observed to open live Tridacna shells and it feeds on molluscs and dead fish (Ref. 4).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the order Decapoda are mostly gonochoric. Mating behavior: Precopulatory courtship ritual is common (through olfactory and tactile cues); usually indirect sperm transfer.
Holthuis, L.B. 1991. (Ref. 4)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 127697)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: of no interest
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 23.6 - 29, mean 27.4 (based on 186 cells).